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Jeep driver shot dead by miscreants in Kodagu
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Jeep driver shot dead by miscreants in Kodagu

December 23, 2017

Somwarpet (Kodagu): In a gruesome incident, a 47-year-old jeep driver was shot dead in front of his house by unidentified miscreants at Iggodlu village in the taluk, early this morning. The victim has been identified as Kalachanda Ranjan Poovaiah, a native of Mukkodlu. Ranjan who used to ferry visitors to Mandalapatti tourist spot in his…

Kodagu to be Kerala’s appendage if Railway Line is not stopped
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Kodagu to be Kerala’s appendage if Railway Line is not stopped

December 11, 2017

By Kambeyanda Sunil Biddappa, Retired Senior Vice-President, ITC Ltd., Mysuru The proposed Railway line from Thalassery to Mysuru, cutting across South Kodagu, is not only an ecological disaster but also profoundly impacts the socio-economic and the cultural landscape of Kodagu and its people. Kerala, with its burgeoning population, has facilitated the migration of lakhs of…

Youth commits suicide on his engagement day
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Youth commits suicide on his engagement day

December 8, 2017

Madikeri: An incident of a 31-year-old youth committing suicide on the day of his engagement has been reported from Kakkabe near Napoklu, Kodagu yesterday. The deceased youth has been identified as Sharath Somanna, son of Apparanda Suresh, proprietor of a resort in Kakkabe. As Sharath’s engagement was organised yesterday in Virajpet, his relatives and friends…

Amicable settlement to land dispute at Bettageri in Kodagu
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Amicable settlement to land dispute at Bettageri in Kodagu

November 27, 2017

Gonikoppal: The long-standing dispute between Chowrira family and a Bettadapura Kannada Mutt over a land measuring 193 acres at Bettageri in Kodagu was amicably settled on Saturday with the Mutt head Sri Chennabasava Deshikendra Swamiji taking possession of land records. The documents were signed and handed over to the Seer along with land acquisition mahazar…

Greens cry foul over Railway line cutting through Kodagu
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Greens cry foul over Railway line cutting through Kodagu

November 15, 2017

Mysuru: Following the announcement of a survey work for the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru Railway line that will pass through Kutta, Kanoor, Balele and Thithimathi in Kodagu district cutting across thick forest area, Green groups in Kodagu have opposed the project. They have threatened even to stop the survey work that will be a prelude to the…

Karnataka, Kerala agree on revised rail route to Mysuru via Kodagu
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Karnataka, Kerala agree on revised rail route to Mysuru via Kodagu

November 12, 2017

Kozhikode/Bengaluru: After prolonged difference of opinion on the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru railway line, the Kerala and Karnataka governments have agreed to conduct a survey before preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on the revised Thalassery-Mysuru line via Manandavadi in Kerala. The railway line will pass through Koothuparamba, Manandavadi, Kutta, Kanoor, Balele, and Thithimathi to reach Mysuru….

Amidst bandh, Tipu Jayanti in Kodagu was over in 20 minutes
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Amidst bandh, Tipu Jayanti in Kodagu was over in 20 minutes

November 10, 2017

Madikeri: Amidst district-wide bandh in Kodagu, the official Tipu Jayanti celebrations in Madikeri town and Kodagu district concluded with no major untoward incident but for a few stray incidents of stone throwing. Seats of a Police jeep were torn in Madikeri. Over 200 people were arrested and released later as a precautionary measure. The dawn-to-dusk…

Tipu Jayanti: Dawn to dusk bandh in Kodagu on Nov. 10
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Tipu Jayanti: Dawn to dusk bandh in Kodagu on Nov. 10

November 8, 2017

Madikeri: Taking strong exception to the Karnataka Government’s decision to celebrate Tipu Sultan’s birth anniversary on Nov. 10, the Tipu Virodhi Horata Samithi has called for a Kodagu bandh on Nov. 10. The decision was taken this morning at a meeting of the Samithi in Madikeri. President of Tipu Virodhi Horata Samithi President Abhimanyu Kumar…

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